Gone are the days that a pregnant woman or a new mother will have to wear old baggy clothes during pregnancy and nursing that covers up everything. More and more fashionable maternity dresses and nursing clothes are becoming available in the market. But if you are a new mother or you are pregnant for the first time, you might be brimming with a lot of questions. So, we will try to resolve some of those queries that are frequently asked by new mothers.
What Is Nursing Wear?
These types of clothes are specially designed in a way so that new mothers can wear them after the birth of their child. Nursing clothes are comfortable mostly made of 100% cotton. Not only that it also gives you access so that you can breastfeed your child easily even in public. They are fashionable, stylish and some are even formal enough so that you can wear them at work too.
How Do Maternity Clothes Fit?
Most maternity clothes like nursing wear are made of 100% cotton and spandex. Basically, they will stretch and fit according to your changing body shape. They are stretchy in a way that will make you feel comfortable but will also allow maintaining your style. But try to find a good quality maternity clothing store who doesn’t compromise on either comfort and fashion.
Why Should I Buy Maternity Clothes?
Well, there is really no hard and fast rule that you will have to buy maternity clothes. But you might feel self-conscious when you go out to attend a party, a formal occasion, or even to your work and you don’t have anything formal or fashionable to wear. These maternity clothes are constructed to stretch over areas that grow while being pregnant, in a flattering way. It allows you to flaunt your bump instead of hiding it.
When Should I Buy Maternity Clothes?
In the first trimester, you will probably won’t need any maternity clothes as your body doesn’t start changing before the second trimester. Nevertheless, you can start with only a belly band that will help you support your growing belly. Once your clothes start getting tight you can switch over to maternity clothes. You can even go for one size bigger than you, if it makes you feel comfortable. Your body will start changing shape rapidly, so it’s okay to buy a size bigger in advance. Along with the belly, your breasts keep getting larger too. So you should invest in a good pair of maternity bras that will provide you comfort and support.
We have covered some of the FAQs that you will find helpful. Next month, we will answer some more of your queries in Part-2.